Our First Lady

Linda Loftin Paige

Lady Linda Loftin Paige was born on March 24, 1958 in Prentiss, MS to the Late Mr. J. D. Loftin and Mrs. Eddie Ruth Loftin.

She was born to a family of four girls. Lady Linda Paige graduated from Bassfield High School of Bassfield, MS in May 1977.

She married Kippy Paige Sr. on June 25, 1977. They have been happily married for 39 years. To this union were born three children: Kippy Jr., Kimberly, and Jasmine.

She received a Secretarial Degree from Draughon's Business College of Jackson, MS in May 1979. She attended Jackson State University and later transferred to the Alabama State University and received her Bachelor Of Science Degree in Special Education, in May of 1996. She was employed as a Special Education Teacher in The Selma Public School System of Selma, AL for several years. She was later employed by Bethany Christian Academy as a 2nd grade teacher in Montgomery, AL. Lady Linda later relocated to Biloxi, MS, where she was employed with The Moss Point School System for several years. She was later employed with The Mobile County School District in Mobile, AL where she eventually retired.

Lady Linda accepted Christ and received the Holy Spirit on November 27, 1977. She served the Church at an early age as First Lady of Hub Chapel and Paradise Church of God in Christ. Later Lady Linda now serves as the First Lady of Gethsemane Institutional Church Of God In Christ.

There she leads the Women Department, serves as the YWCC teacher and Purity President. On the District Level, she serves as president of The Pastors, Elders and Ministers Wives Circle. In January 2008, she was appointed by our state Supervisor of Women, Mother F. D. Murray, as President of The Superintendent Wives Circle for Mississippi Southern First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

Lady Linda is a sweet, warm-hearted, and wise woman of God. She has a passion for helping others and making a difference everywhere. She brings her innovative ideas and contributions to all aspects of the church. She is the founder and initiator of the Midnight Musicals at Gethsemane implemented many, many years ago. There is No One like Lady Linda F. Paige; The Rose of Gethsemane Institutional Church of God In Christ.